Basal streak: in Noctuid moths, extends from base, through the submedian interspace to the t. a. line.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Most of the beetles were scarabaeids and carabids; the bulk of the caterpillars were noctuids and arctiids.
"Natural History of the Ornate Box Turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz" by John M. Legler
The Bombycids and many Noctuids also fly in the early evening, but mostly at night.
"Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects" by C. V. Riley